Published: Nov 04, 2010 9:41 PM EDT
Updated: Nov 04, 2010 6:41 PM EDT

MIAMI (AP) - Univision top anchor Maria Elena Salinas and Florida U.S. Rep. Ileana Ros-Lehtinen are among the Hispanic leaders to be honored during a two day conference promoting Latina leadership in business, the media and politics.

Hundreds of Hispanic professionals are gathering in Miami for the two-day conference that started Thursday. Forums include how the new health care law affects Latinos and the growth of Hispanic media. Also to receive awards for their leadership are Janet Murguia, head of the National Council of La Raza, and South Florida business mogul Remedios Diaz Oliver.

The nonprofit, Washington, D.C.-based National Hispana Leadership Institute is sponsoring the event.